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ECRTS 2020 will be held in Modena, Italy. Modena is the city of slow food and fast cars.

The city is known for its automotive industry. In fact, the famous Italian sport car makers (Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati) are (or were) located in the surroundings of the city. Currently, all except for Lamborghini, have headquarters in Modena, or not too far from it. The famous Ferrari museum is situated in the nearby village of Maranello.

Modena is also a great gastronomic center, renowned for its balsamic vinegar, stuffed tortellini, and sparkling Lambrusco wine. It is – not by coincidence – home of the number one restaurant in the world, Osteria Francescana.

As for arts, Modena is famous for its Romanesque cathedral and as the birthplace of the late Italian opera singer Pavarotti.

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